Eat North's 25 days of giveaways 2015

Our second annual Eat North advent calendar has come to a close. Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter and we'll be announcing all of the lucky winners by January 4th! It's our second annual advent calendar of giveaways. Check back every day for a new contest to win some great prizes!

Eat North 2nd annual advent calendar
photo courtesy of @littlestuffme via Flickr

You're probably planning for the new year, but there still a lot to look forward to before 2015 wraps up. Autographed cookbooks, gift certificates, food tours and gourmet food products--yeah, there's a lot to be happy about this month. So, check back here every day in December until the 25th for a new contest to win a present. May the odds, force and Santa all be in your favour.

Eat North 2nd annual advent calendar

December 25th: A few of our favourite things

Christmas is finally here! Now that you're done opening all of your presents, we have one last prize for you for the holiday season.

Bernard Callebaut chocolatiers

December 24th: Satisfy your sweet tooth with Cococo Chocolatiers

With 30 locations across Canada, Cococo Chocolatiers satisfies sweet teeth everywhere with its Cococo and Chocolaterie Bernard Callebaut chocolate products, which are made with

December 23rd: Have an edible tour of Vancouver

If you love food, you'll understand the excitement and frustration of asking for restaurant recommendations before going on a trip to Vancouver, and then trying to hit all of them, calling to make reservations and organizing your food sch

Lobster dish photo from Rock Lobster Instagram feed.

December 22nd: A lobster feast and cookbook from Rock Lobster

You know it's a celebration when there's lobster.

ARC restaurant Vancouver

December 21st: Learn to butcher salmon like a pro at ARC in Vancouver

While not many people can afford to buy, or has access to, whole animals, it's pretty easy and inexpensive to buy a whole fish and butcher it yourself.

Earls restaurants cocktails

December 20th: Dine at Earls and donate to your favourite local charity

You probably already know that Earls Restaurants offer contemporary, yet approachable and simple foods; but did you know that the chain makes a lot of sauces and components in-house, uses local ingredients, and has a team

The Gladstone Hotel brunch menu

December 19th: Brunch at the Gladstone Hotel with your copy of "Homegrown"

Toronto’s oldest continually operating hotel, the Gladstone Hotel has been an arts and culture hub since 2005, when local artists helped tranform the original 19th century hotel rooms.

Pusateri's Fine Foods Toronto

December 18th: Heaps of treats from Pusateri's Fine Foods

Large grocery store chains may offer most of what you need from day to day, but food lovers in Toronto know that for really special finds and everything gourmet in Toronto, you head to Pusateri's Fine Foods

CRMR Kitchen line

December 17th: Cook at home with CRMR Kitchen gourmet products

There's no doubt that natural beauty is what draws people to the Canadian Rockies: the crisp cool air, views of the mountains, the snow and all the sports it supports.

Miku Vancouver restaurant

December 16th: Learn the art of sushi making at Miku

Vancouver is known well for it's amazing fresh seafood and top tier Japanese restaurants.

Three Farmers Camelina Oil

December 15th: Cook with Saskatchewan's unique export and Mairlyn Smith's cookbook

The Canadian Prairies is home to many amazing products. We are truly the "bread basket" of the world, with grains and pulses being shipped all over the world to be made into breads, pastas, noodles and more.

Mission Hill Winery tours

December 14th: Tour Mission Hill Winery and sip on award-winning wines

Mission Hill Family Estate, located in the heart of British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, has been offering some of Canada's best wines and experiences since 1981.

December 13th: Enjoy steaks and Canada's bestselling cookbook

You can have all the techniques in the world, but you need good ingredients for an outstanding dish. We want to help you with both with this giveaway. Beretta Farms is known for its organic, natural and grass fed products.

JOEY restaurants menu

December 12th: Eat and drink at your local JOEY Restaurant

It's not easy for a casual dining restaurant to find the balance between comfort and polish. JOEY restaurants, with locations across Canada, seem to have figured it out, providing stylish atmospheres for guests to enjoy casual and approachabl

Torafuku Vancouver menu

December 11th: Learn to make cocktails at Vancouver hotspot Torafuku

Vancouver is full great restaurants, one of which is Torafuku, where chef Clement Chan serves boldly-flavoured modern Pan Asian cuisine made using local ingredients.

December 10th: Celebrate the holidays with sake and sushi from Ki

Think you should only be drinking sake warm and from little cups?

Porter's Tonic where to buy

December 9th: Your cocktails deserve the complete line of Porter's Tonic

What do you do in the winter when your food truck isn't rolling on the snowy streets of Calgary?

Local Public Eatery Vancouver

December 8th: Have a night out at LOCAL on us!

Wouldn't it be great if you can just relax with your friends, have some beers and fresh, high-quality bar food, and not have do the dishes after? With locations all over Western Canada, in Toronto and&nb

Lauren Marshall vegan chef Halifax

December 7th: Cook in your kitchen with "Top Chef Canada"'s Lauren Marshall

You'll have a hard time finding someone in Canada who knows how to work with vegetables better than Halifax chef Lauren Marshall.

Hippie Foods raw food

December 6th: Snack on with Hippie Foods

Go full hippie this holiday season.

Original Joe's Calgary

December 5th: Have a great casual bite with Original Joe's

If your new year's resolution is to be better at keeping in touch with people, then you're in luck, because we want to help by giving away $50 gift certificates to the Canadian restaurant chain so you can enjoy time with friends and family, along

Craft Beer Market Ottawa

December 4th: Cheers with friends from Craft Beer Market

Most of us have a go-to beer when we go to the bar, but the new year is the perfect time to break away from the usual routine and try something new. So, we want to help you discover new brews that might become your new go-to beer.

Bittered Sling Tales of The Cocktail bitters

December 3rd: Up your cocktail game with Bittered Sling

You've probably seen many of our cocktail recipes feature Bittered Sling bitters.

mud and stone pottery winnipeg

December 2nd: Serve your food in style with mud + stone ceramics

One of our favourite Canadian ceramics company, mud + stone, makes custom plateware for some of Winnipeg's top restaurants, including

Philips pasta and noodle maker

December 1st: Happy holidays from the Philips Pasta Maker

It's hard to believe that it's already December. We mean, where the hell did this year go?